The Naked Blogger

Real Estate Broker/Owner - Real Estate Cafe LLC
Real Estate Cafe is a warm and inviting place to relax and enjoy a cappuccino and chat about buying or selling your next property in Oregon.
There's something incredibly appealing about being called gorgeous.  Even if one isn't gorgeous, being called gorgeous might make one revel the thought (even for a moment).  Recently, I had one of those moments. It's been a long and physically taxing week to say the least.  I staged and listed tw...
Mustard Seed Marketing.  Have you ever wondered why Jesus used the mustard seed as a reference to faith and growing His kingdom?  It's simple really. A mustard seed measures approximately 1-2 mm in diameter.  When the plant reaches maturity, it becomes a giant shrub/tree.  So it is with good idea...
Rock Me Gently.  It's a mantra I'm sporting for 2014.  Strange?  Perhaps.  But, it's precisely what you might expect from The Naked Blogger (I've even got a Pinterest Board with the same title).  Spring is upon us, which always brings a bit of reflection and hope for new beginnings.  I get excite...
The People’s Choice - Top 10 Posts to Ponder.  With the Oscars behind us, I thought it might be fun to take a look at the People's Choice posts.  I'm always curious what others find interesting.  While many of these posts  didn't receive a lot of comments, it's clear (from the click-thru number) ...
What do you call 40 years of friendship, sweatpants, no make-up, and divine secrets over dessert into the wee hours of the morning?  Some call it crazy.  I call it Ya-Ya Sisterhood. I consider myself an honorary member of the Ya-Ya club, along with my two BFF's from high school, Terrie Larson-Wil...
Because seriously... who is perfect?  I love, love, love this video for so many reasons.  The biggest being, it celebrates who we are, where we are, with all of our perfect imperfections.  And why not?! For too long, Hollyweird and the fashion industry have shaped our world view of beauty.  What ...
Should You Ditch Your Niche and Switch?!  Let's face it, some of us may be missing the mark when it comes to selling real estate.  We may be sabotoging our greatest potential by not zeroing in on niche marketing. Selling Rural Properties is my Niche.  I've lived in the country for 30+ years and I...
Ladies and Gents... The Envelope Please... And the Winner is... But Wait!  First... A few accolades are in order!  There's no guesswork necessary.  No more Post-it notes pasted to the fridge.  No more bread crumb trails leading to your favorite list of things buried in the crinkled pages of his/h...
Hard Hats for Humanity.  There's no question, I can be a little hard-headed at times.  Although, when it comes to helping others, I have a soft spot in my heart for humanity.    Random acts of kindness  inspire me.  Last November, I had another wonderful opportunity to partner with my fellow REAL...
Write More Love Letters.  This day was like any other day.  I started my 11-hour road trip to Southern California to see my beloved family.  For some, it's a boring drive along Interstate 5.  For me, it's always an adventure. I notice things as I drive.  I see blue skies with white patchy clouds....

Melinda (Mel) Peterson

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